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It's Time to Modernize the Call-tree and Mobilize Crisis ...

  • RallyEngine
  • 24.04.2013
  • alerts
The Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent massive manhunt was a stark reminder of how quickly tragic events can unfold and how widespread the damage and disruption can ...

Pause for a Minute to Develop Some Crisis Communications Holding ...

The crisis has arrived. Now you will find out if all your preparations have paid off and what surprises still lay in store for your organization. Quickly modify and ...

The Pros and Cons of Twitter as a Disaster Alert Tool

  • RallyEngine
  • 22.04.2013
  • alerts
The difference between an emergency and a catastrophic disaster is communication. Getting the right responders on the scene and mobilizing relief effort requires ...

Oh, the Anticipation! Predicting Crises as a Part of Effective Crisis ...

This seems to be no-brainer: you're anticipating dealing with a crisis (or several crises) at some point. Crisis anticipation is actually the most subtle and artful ...

RallyEngine as a Tool for Organizers of Dispersed Events

We've been fielding more queries than usual lately, since the terrible events in Boston on Monday. Many have been from organizers of large and/or dispersed events - like ...

The Boston Marathon Bombings and Crisis Communications

  • RallyEngine
  • 16.04.2013
  • BAA
The bombings that unfolded yesterday in Boston were tragic and terrible. The pictures were ghastly. The Boston Marathon is such a reverred and festive annual event; it's ...

Get to Know Your Stakeholders

So you've built a response team, selected the most qualified spokesperson, trained that person in responding to hostile (or just frustrated) questioning, and established ...

Crisis Communications: Thinking, Fast and Slow

  • RallyEngine
  • 08.04.2013
  • book
Daniel Kahneman, psychologist and author of the bestseller, "Thinking, Fast and Slow" outlined his research on the dichotomy of thought: System 1 (instinctive) and ...

On Establishing Crisis Communications Notification Systems

The Internet was born out of the cluster disaster of World War II, when there was plenty of enemy intelligence available, but it was all stuck in tiny pockets of ...